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Shai Osudoku: 310 Benefit from PFJ, Prospects Good – Director

Director of Extension Services for the Department of Agriculture in the Shai-Osudoku District of the Greater Accra region, Mr. Jonathan Nartey has disclosed that about 310 farmers together with their respective farm-hands benefitted from the first phase of the government’s ...

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Farmers Advised To Apply Compound Fertilizers Appropriately

The Head of Extension Services at the Department of Food and Agriculture in the Lower Manya Municipality of the Eastern Region, Mr. Alex Fourjor has advised farmers to follow instructions while applying compound fertilizers on cash crops. Mr. Fordjour’s concerns ...

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Cassava Farming in Upper Manya Encouraging; Farmers Ready to Produce More to Feed 1D1F

Member of Parliament for Upper Manya Krobo in the Eastern region, Hon Joseph Tetteh has celebrated what he calls the high cassava production in his constituency. According to Hon Tetteh who doubles as the Eastern regional minister, farmers in the ...

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Yilo Krobo: Works on Kpornokle Irrigation Project to Commence Soon

Budget Officer at the Yilo Krobo Municipal Assembly, Mr. Victor Okoampa has disclosed that plans are far advanced for the construction of an irrigation facility to adequately equip farmers in the municipality. According to the budget officer, the facility when ...

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Ghanaians Urged To Venture Into Local Rice Production To Reduce Unemployment Rate

Ghanaians have been urged to take pride in locally produced rice. According to the distributor of Sweet Floral Perfume Rice, Ghanaians have every cause to promote and patronize locally produced rice as against the imported rice which he disclosed is ...

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Farmers to Supply School Feeding Program with Food Stuffs

Director of Crops at the Yilo Krobo office of the Department of Agric, Mr. Francis Nii Clottey has disclosed to Rite News, a new policy towards enhancing the purchasing of foodstuffs by the Ghana School Feeding Program, GSFP from farmers ...

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Fruit Processors Urged To Dry Fruits to Ensure Longer Life Span

Sales and marketing manager of HPW Fresh And Dry Fruits Limited, Mr. Israel Ankrah has advised fruit processors to dry their fruits as a measure towards ensuring longer fruit life span. Mr. Ankrah who made the call in an interview ...

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Crop Insurance Key to Farmers’ Security

Farmers in the country have been encouraged to insure their farms to avert losses suffered by farmers in times of destruction to their crops. According to Mr. Jerry Quanson who is the Marketing Manager for the Ghana Agriculture Insurance Pool, ...

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Yilo Krobo Kicks-Off Rite FM’s ‘One District, One RAF’ Event

Rite FM has held its maiden edition of the One District, One RAF event. The first ever Rite FM organized district ‘Rite Agri-forum’ project came off in Somanya in the Yilo Krobo municipality of the Eastern region. The forum which ...

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800 Farmers Benefit from PFJ Policy in Asuogyaman District

The Agriculture Director for the Asuogyaman District in the Eastern region, Mr. David Dokli has stated that government’s Planting for Foods and Jobs policy has created some 800 jobs in the district 2017. According to him, over 800 farmers and ...

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